This week on Zing we’ve made a list of our favorite personal finance books, which actually make great presents. As you’re preparing for the holidays, think about giving your friends and family the gift of good finances with these great reads.
Tax time is over, but you’re still feeling crushed by a seemingly interminable mountain of paperwork. What should you keep, and what can you get rid of? Can you eliminate paper entirely? Read on for our tips.
Inheritances come in many shapes and sizes. Whether it’s money or a retirement account, receiving an inheritance has implications far beyond financial and familial. We’ll define what an inheritance is, what leads up to an inheritance and explore some ways you can make the most use of your windfall.
Want to achieve financial stability? Here are a few tips from financial experts with varying approaches on how you can break the habit of spending extra cash as soon as you get paid.
It’s getting close to that special time of year: for one day in autumn we all line up to get a treat. No, not Halloween – we’re talking about Election Day! Local elections are important, and they could directly affect your income, taxes or financial planning. Follow these simple steps to make sure you’re on top of the election in your area.
“Variable income” is a bit of a cover-all term for those who don’t have a typical, salary-based income. It’s an ambitious and challenging lifestyle to have because it requires you to balance your job and your long-term finances. If you’re one of the many workers living on a variable income, or you’re considering it, we’ve got some financial tips to make your life a little bit easier.
As with many big purchases, there are a series of upfront costs associated with getting a pet. While big, puppy dog eyes can be tempting, there are a few things to consider before bringing a new pet home. To make sure you’re ready for all of the financial responsibilities, here are some costs to consider.
Acorns gives people the ability to invest easily, automatically and intelligently. The app boils down the complicated array of investment products available to consumers into simplified terms.
With the fall months quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about the economics of going back to school. Living the college life means having the opportunity (and responsibility) to make smart financial decisions and learning how to successfully live on a budget. Follow these tips for getting back into the swing of school without overspending!
The good news is that saving money is easy, and if money is tight, you can probably cut back on a few things for the greater good. Here’s how to set up a weekly savings plan that will get you well on your way to reaching your financial goals.